Ford Sollers announced the launch of the plant in Elabuga test production technology of a full cycle of the new crossover Ford Kuga. This is stated in the press release received by the editors".ru". Serial production of the updated Kuga will be available in December.
To start production at the plant has upgraded equipment in the shops of welding, painting and Assembly, has introduced a new testing technologies and quality control.
As noted in the company, the crossover has received a new appearance, he improved the ergonomics of the cabin, and power units.
New smart crossover Ford Kuga will be equipped with an emergency call system Ford that is compatible with the "ERA-GLONASS" says the release. The car also will receive the first time, technologies such as a withholding system in the lane Lane Keeping Aid, warning system when leaving the car Park Cross-Traffic Alert and adaptive bi-xenon headlights. In addition, engineers have modified existing systems for driver assistance.
By the beginning of serial production of the new Ford Kuga will pass the complex testing in Russia and will be maximally adapted to the Russian climatic and road conditions.
In Russia the model will be available with a new petrol engine EcoBoost family capacity of 1.5 liters, with a capacity of 150 and 182 horsepower. Since the introduction of the model in the Russian market has sold more than 50 thousand cars of this brand in Elabuga she 2012. In 2016, sales of Ford Kuga increased by 13.4 percent.